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‘Horse Girl’ Fuels the Imagination with Whimsy and Nightmares

‘Horse Girl’ Fuels the Imagination with Whimsy and Nightmares

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

February 1, 2020

  Some of the greatest mind-bending films ask us questions about how to differentiate between the real and the unreal, from "Inception" to "The Truman Show" to "The Matrix." How often, however, do we face such dilemmas in real life? For many people suffering from mental illness, it can be especially...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 68: ‘The Witcher’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 68: ‘The Witcher’

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

January 25, 2020

  While everyone seems to have given up on Netflix since the platform announced losses of popular movies and shows such as “Friends," I am here to reassure you that there are still shows available on Netflix that make it worth renewing your subscription. The most recent gem I’ve found ha...

Taylor Swift Harnesses Her Power in Intimate Documentary ‘Miss Americana’

Taylor Swift Harnesses Her Power in Intimate Documentary ‘Miss Americana’

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

January 24, 2020

  On a chilly Thursday night in the small mountain town of Park City, the Sundance Film Festival began debuting its 2020 films selected from across the globe. This year, the opening film for Sundance’s U.S. Documentary category was the highly anticipated Taylor Swift documentary “Miss America...

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

Pop Cultured: Stop Marvelling the Redundant Marvel Movies

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

January 14, 2020

  Look, I love Marvel. I draw superheroes, read the comics and sell themed jewelry at craft fairs. I go to see the movies when they come out at the theater, while I'll admit that I quite like Disney Plus — in some small part because I can't resist the frightening allure of Baby Yoda — but it also allows me to dig into the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the drop of a hat. The franc...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 65: ‘Outlander’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 65: ‘Outlander’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

November 20, 2019

Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for the Netflix show “Outlander.”   We all have a niche genre that we’re more inclined to remain with when watching television shows. Straying from comfort titles only happens when boredom strikes and nothing else seems to satisfy your ente...

Comedian Brian Regan Comes to U

Comedian Brian Regan Comes to U

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

November 5, 2019

The art of comedy is said to be in the timing. The delivery of a joke and subtle pauses for effect are essential to keeping the audience laughing. This is something that comedian Brian Regan has been perfecting in his nearly 40 years of comedy. Regan has been doing stand-up comedy since the '80s....

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 62: ‘The Politician’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 62: ‘The Politician’

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

October 14, 2019

  This article contains mild spoilers for "The Politician." One beautiful aspect of Netflix is all the original content. We can acknowledge there have been some flops, but there have also been several phenomenal works of film. "The Politician," created by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk and Ryan...

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

October 4, 2019

WARNING: This review contains mild spoilers for the Netflix show "Mindhunter." Netflix has a lot of original movies and television series, especially ones that no one is seemingly interested in watching. They think that they'll get you to try them if they just spam all the new ones on the front pag...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

September 24, 2019

From the strange twists in “Stranger Things” to the otherworldly encounters in “Supernatural,” we are continuously drawn towards the eerie. Ghosts, demons, beasts and aliens make frequent appearances in various forms of media. Haunted houses, though, are what accompany, and often house, these creature...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

September 7, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix show "Blown Away."   Recently added to the lineup of Netflix’s often-questionable original content is a hidden gem featuring the mesmerizing art of glassblowing. “Blown Away” is a Canadian competition show that you never knew yo...

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